EŞANLAMLI SÖZCÜKLER (03)

SYNONYMS

ADVANCED LEVEL

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    01 --  I can't quite pin down your general attitude on this issue. It's so ambivalent.

a. ambitious and aspiring
b. ambiguous, vague and equivocal
c. emphatic but not empathic or empathetic
d. amphibian
e. amorous


  

to pin down = to understand and classify...

02 --  He wasn't alone in this. He had two accomplices.

a. armed robberies
b. partners-in-crime
c. men of law
d. high-ranking officials
e. bands of outlaws


  

03 --  Send for the doctor at once! It's urgent!

a. an emergence
b. superfluous
c. an anomaly
d. unusually sporadic
e.
an emergency

  

04 --  The word "February" is often abbreviated to "Feb".

a. shortened to
b. subsituted for
c. changed into
d. preferred to
e. translated into


  

05 --  He was considerate enough to stand by her when she found herself in that terrible fix.

a. passionate
b. callous
c. consistent
d. thoughtful
e. coward


  

in a terrible fix = in a very difficult position or situation...

06 --  Due to unforeseen circumstances, we have to put off the meeting to some future date.

a. reflect upon
b. cancel
c. get rid of
d.
convene
e. postpone

  

07 --  Thus the mystery was solved and he was found not guilty.

a. arrested for the crime
b. absolved from blame
c. condemned without evidence
d. not taken into custody
e.
held responsible for the deed

  

DİKKAT: "Ama şu şık da geçerli" itirazı geçersiz: Testimizin konusu EŞANLAMLILAR...

08 --  If you could do a little repairing around the house, we wouldn't have needed to call in a plumber in the first place.

a. mending
b. replacing
c. constructing
d. furnishing
e.
unfixing

  

in the first place = daha işin başında, zaten daha en başta...

09 --  They ran round the corner and then simply vanished out of sight.

a. decayed
b. disappeared
c. blurred
d. deteriorated
e.
reappeared

  

10 --  He was acclaimed by all as the new world champion.

a. refused and dismissed
b. accepted and recorded
c. cheered and applauded
d.
envied and antagonized
e. deceived and agonized

  

11 --  This is only a tentative arrangement. We'll decide on a permanent course of action later on.

a. inexperienced
b. temporary
c. consecutive
d. elaborate
e.
disappointing

  

12 --  You'll have to accustom yourself to their strange ways of life.

a. pay the penalty for
b. look forward to
c.
get used to
d.
ask yourself about
e. make yourself absent from


  

13 --  Why should anyone have any respect for him? He's so unbelievably rude to everyone else himself, isn't he?

a. impolite
b. inconsiderate
c. wicked
d. insincere
e.
edifying

  

14 --  You're not going to release him, are you? He is a dangerous criminal.

a. idolize
b. execute
c. approve of
d. condemn
e.
set free

  

15 --  A pretentious person is neither liked nor respected -- nor, indeed, tolerated.

a. miserly
b. reticent
c. talkative
d. showy
e.
hideous

  

16 --  He was much disliked for his belligerent ways even as a child.

a. hostile and aggressive
b. weird and frightening
c. self-confident, but also self-centred
d. repulsive, but still pushy

e. smug and affected

  

Ludimus effigiem belli. = Satrançsever Üyelerimizin oyuna otururken söyleyebilecekleri ünlü Latince tümce...

17 --  After two hours of intensive search, the police began to suspect that it all had been a hoax.

a. divine intervention
b. chance happening
c. sporadic behaviour
d. deceitfully false alarm
e.
surprise development

  

18 --  I must say she's quite odd in her ways.

a. disgusting
b. punctual
c. eccentric
d. pitiful
e.
incredible

  

in her ways = davranışlarında... Lütfen "pitiful" için sözlüğe bknz. = Genelde ters değerlendiriliyor...

19 --  His younger sister is married to a well-known architect.

a. notorious
b. famous
c. infamous
d. noble
e. atrocious


  

infamous = Lütfen sözlüğe danışınız; tıpkı "indifferent" ve "invaluable" gibi sizleri şaşırtacaktır.

20 --  She may be naive, but you'd be wrong to think that she's stupid in any sense of the word.

a. sophisticated and cosmopolitan
b. willing and enthusiastic
c. inexperienced and quite credulous
d.
young and juvenile
e. kind and compassionate

  

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